BOYNE CITY — Boyne City topped East Jordan, 25-14, 18-25, 25-17, 25-14, Tuesday in a Lake Michigan Conference match to improve to 28-9-2 overall, 5-0 league, on the season.
“We had a rough all around night tonight,” Boyne City coach Casie Parker said. “I was glad we were still able to come up with the win.
“East Jordan played well,” Parker added. “They got a lot of balls up, while we missed 15 serves. Our focus was not there.”
For the Ramblers, Heather Nichols finished with 45 assists from her setter position, while Kylie Hicks had 18 kills. Also for Boyne, Paige Hornbeck had 13 kills and eight aces, while Mallory Karaszewki had 11 kills.
Erin Baker had 32 digs, while Megan Rushlow was 100 percent from behind the service line. For East Jordan, Katie Spence finished with 11 digs, seven kills and served 100 percent. Also for the the Red Devils, Adriana Dixon, Mariah Holm and Paige Poindexter were perfect from the service line.
KALKASKA —The Harbor Springs volleyball team picked up their first Lake Michigan Conference win of the season on Tuesday, beating Kalkaska on the road in five sets.
The Rams won the first two sets 25-20 and 25-21 before dropping two straight to the Blazers in matches of 25-14 and 25-11. In the tie-breaking set the Rams dominated for a 15-2 win.
Brooke Paige led the Rams with five assists, four kills and three aces, Sydney Elkins added 10 kills and three aces, Stephanie Sylvain brought in six kills and nine digs, Morgan Reeves had nine digs and Emily Lesky had five assists.
The Rams, now 5-15 overall and 1-3 in league play, will take the court next against East Jordan on the road on Thursday, Oct. 3.
In the freshmen match, Harbor defeated Kalkaska, 25-15, 25-11. For the Rams, Lexi Vorce had nine aces, while Libby Garver added four aces as did Alexandra Westman. Olivia Huhn-Tarvudd and Danielle Sylvain had three kills apiece, while Casey Savard had two kills.
ONAWAY — The Pellston High School varsity volleyball team fell to Onaway in a Ski Valley Conference match, 25-15, 25-16, 26-28, 25-17, Tuesday.
“Onaway has another strong, consistent team this year,” Pellston coach Brooke Groff said. “We struggled with passing in the sets that we lost. In the third set, we served well and passed better giving our hitters the opportunity for better swings.”
Onaway is ranked No. 4 in the Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association Class D state poll.
For Pellston, Hanah Carter had 30 assists, 14 digs and two block kills, while Mackenzie Wright added 21 digs and 17 kills.
Also for Pellson, Abbie Welch had 15 digs, eight kills and two aces, while Shaylee Smith had eight kills and six block kills and Kelly Lewis added 17 digs and an ace. Breah Carter had 17 digs, while Samantha Stark added three block kills and two kills.
In the JV match, Pellston defeated Onaway, 25-20, 24-26, 15-10.